Transfer news: Aaron Ramsey ‘could be reunited with former Juventus boss Andrea Pirlo in Turkey’
Aaron Ramsey ‘could be reunited with former Juventus boss Andrea Pirlo at Turkish top club Fatih Karagumruk this summer’ after a disappointing loan spell at Rangers
- Aaron Ramsey returns to Juventus after poor loan spell at Rangers
- The Wales international still has a year to go with the Italian giants
- However, he can move to Turkey and team up with former boss Andrea Pirlo
Aaron Ramsey has reportedly been linked with a surprise move to Turkey this summer, but only if Juventus let the midfielder leave on a free transfer.
The Wales midfielder has disappeared from the first team picture at Allianz Stadium and was loaned to Rangers in the second half of last season.
However, the former Arsenal star struggled for both form and fitness during his brief stint with Ibrox. despite helping them win the Scottish Cup.
Aaron Ramsey is back at Juventus after a disappointing loan spell at Rangers last season
He played just five games in the Scottish Premiership when Rangers failed to defend their title and missed the decisive penalty for his side in their defeat in the Europa League final against Frankfurt in Seville in May.
The 31-year-old has since returned to Turin and has another one-year contract, but according to reports in Italy as quoted by the Scottish Daily Expressthe midfielder could move to the Turkish Fatih Karagumruk.
The club is managed by Ramsey’s former Juventus manager Andrea Pirlo and a transfer could be made with a potential loan deal or Juve tearing up the final year of the Welsh international’s contract so he can leave on a free transfer.
Italian reports have linked Ramsey to an Andrea Pirlo reunion on Turkish side Karagumruk
Ramsey played under Pirlo while the Italian was Juventus boss during the 2020-21 season
Such a deal could suit all sides, with Pirlo keen to grab an experienced star to help his side, who finished eighth in the Turkish top flight last season, head for a European spot next season, while Ramsey could try build his competitive fitness ahead of this winter’s World Cup final in Qatar.
Pirlo has hinted that he would like to leverage his contacts at previous clubs to help build Karagumruk, whom he led earlier in June.
Pirlo said: “I’ve been lucky because I’ve played for important clubs and I hope I can use some of my contacts to bring some of their players here.
“I think it would be good for some to experience a new culture and a new style of football.”